14 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Dawn launched a one-handed washing liquid bottle design targeted at disabled consumers. Meanwhile, Sappi unveiled a one-side coated face stock label paper for improved printability, and Smurfit... Read More
13 Jan 2022
--- Waddington Europe is launching a mono-material, recyclable meat tray that doesn’t require the polyethylene layer or adhesive coating typically used to seal the lids in modified atmosphere packaging (MAP). “The... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- Global flexible packaging manufacturer Scholle IPN is partnering with LactaLogics to produce pharmaceutical-grade packaging for its human milk-based nutrition products, which cater to premature infants. PackagingInsights... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper revealed plans to construct a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging facility in the US. Meanwhile, Clariant completed the sale of its Pigments business, Huhtamaki acquired... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- KHS has equipped Cameroonian beverage giant Union Camerounaise de Brasseries (UCB) with its first PET line for its new soda pop and water segment. UCB is also considering filling its beverages into cans, which would make it... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- Sonoco has agreed to acquire Ball Metalpack, a leading metal packaging manufacturer for food and household products and reportedly the largest aerosol producer in North America, for US$1.35 billion in cash. Ball Metalpack is... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- On-the-go consumption was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but the trend will remain strong into the future, according to Anna Rabanus, global category manager at SIG. In this exclusive interview, Rabanus explores major... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, International Paper announced its 35% greenhouse gas reduction target was approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. Meanwhile, Berry Global designed a new lightweight closure for sauces.... Read More
09 Dec 2021
--- Amcor is unveiling its first high-barrier, high-speed, recycle-ready liquid pouch solution for complex packaging formats. The AmPrima PE Plus combines critical machinability performance and barrier characteristics for... Read More
07 Dec 2021
--- Multivac is promoting its FreshSafe packaging system for extending the shelf life of delicate natural products, including fruit and vegetables. The system employs a method of producing equilibrium atmosphere (EMAP) packs,... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Environmental sustainability and net-zero emissions targets are the key change drivers in dairy packaging and processing right now, according to Bengt Eliasson, category manager for dairy ambient at Tetra Pak. In this... Read More
22 Nov 2021
--- Coexpan is launching the Coexshield fresh food packaging range, delivering “hyper-extended” shelf life and food safety through antibacterial technology. The monomaterial trays are based on different safe and... Read More
09 Nov 2021
--- BillerudKorsnäs has designed high-performance secondary packaging for Oatly’s plant-based milk produced at its new Singapore factory. The corrugated box comprises primary fibers, ensuring strength and product... Read More
08 Nov 2021
--- SIG is unveiling what it says is the world’s fastest filling machine for family-size carton packs, capable of producing 18,000 packs per hour. Branded SIG Neo, the machine operates with an automated robotic arm and... Read More
05 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, UFlex commissioned a BOPET film manufacturing plant in Nigeria to meet Western Africa’s growing packaging film demand. In Europe, FEFCO issued the Corrugated Packaging Recyclability... Read More
03 Nov 2021
--- The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated home food delivery, throwing up fresh challenges for dairy manufacturers to ensure food protection and preservation are maintained in transit. Moreover, consumers are increasingly concerned... Read More
03 Nov 2021
--- The dairy packaging market faces various challenges and opportunities as society returns to a “new normal” after the COVID-19 experience. Notably, regulatory and consumer demand for climate-friendly solutions in... Read More
29 Oct 2021
--- Brazilian dairy and soy-based beverage company Cemil is adopting SIG’s Pac.Trust traceability system to manage its entire logistics chain in real-time. The system enables Cemil to provide product traceability through... Read More